UK commits to sending Ukraine Challenger 2 tanks, going further than Biden admin

The United Kingdom on Saturday pledged to send Ukraine tanks while its capital city once again fell victim to missile strikes and as heavy ground warfare continued in Ukraine’s Donbas region. British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said he would send Ukraine Challenger 2 tanks along with additional artillery systems following a Saturday call with Ukrainian President … Read more

Russia reinstates fired general to top post as Putin escalates war in eastern Donetsk

Moscow has appointed Colonel-General Alexander Lapin as chief of staff of Russia’s ground forces, despite having been ousted as commander of the Russian Armed Forces’ Central Military District in October, as Russian troops pursue a massive offensive in Donetsk, reports said Tuesday.  The appointment was met with criticism from Russia hawks as Russian President Vladimir … Read more

Russia admits heavy casualties in Ukrainian strike on occupied Donetsk region; 63 Russian soldiers killed

Moscow admitted heavy casualties suffered in a Ukrainian strike on the Russian-occupied Donetsk region in one of the deadliest attacks on the Kremlin’s forces since the war began over 10 months ago.  Russia’s defense ministry said Monday that Ukrainian forces fired rockets at a facility in the eastern Donetsk region where Russian soldiers were stationed, … Read more